The Twilight Zone

Season 2 Episode 1

The Once and Future King

Aired Friday 8:00 PM Sep 27, 1986 on CBS

Episode Fan Reviews (2)

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  • good but....

    Saw this when it first came out. The only flaw in it is that in syndication they cut out the part where Elvis body get buried. You know he does end up like the real Elvis did .
  • Elvis impersonator thinks that the meaning to his life is in fame. When he becomes Elvis, he realizes that there is something more.

    Great acting, great atmosphere, great story, all these make this a very nice episode. The premise here is that fame can't fill up that void inside you that is yours alone. I loved the pace and the ambient of this episode very much, it flew naturally through my screen and left me wanting for more.

    The special effects which are not many are very well done; for example when real Elvis and the wannabe Elvis are talking to each other and we get to see them both at the same time on screen, when in reality they are both the same actor. i also loved the way in which the now Elvis, wannabe Elvis, stares out of a casino all alone in the dark.